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Henry Sloane Coffin

Born: 5-Jan-1877
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 25-Nov-1954
Location of death: Lakeville, CT
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Meaning of the Cross

Uncle of clergyman/activist William Sloane Coffin.

Father: Edmund Coffin
Mother: Euphemia Sloane
Wife: Dorothy Eells

    University: BA, Yale University (1897)
    Administrator: Fellow, Corporation of Yale University (1922-45)
    Administrator: President, Union Theological Seminary (1926-45)
    University: MA, Yale University (1900)
    Theological: BD, Union Theological Seminary (1900)

    Skull and Bones Society 1897

Author of books:
The Creed of Jesus and Other Sermons (1907, sermons)
Social Aspects of the Cross (1911, religion)
University Sermons (1914, sermons)
The Ten Commandments with A Christian Application to Present Conditions (1915, religion)
In a Day of Social Rebuilding: Lectures on the Ministry of the Church (1918, lectures)
A More Christian Industrial Order (1920, religion)
What Is There in Religion? (1922, religion)
What to Preach (1926, religion)
The Portrait of Jesus Christ in the New Testament (1926, religion)
Meaning of the Cross (1931, religion)
God's Turn (1934, religion)
Religion Yesterday and Today (1940, religion)
God Confronts Man In History (1947, religion)
God Acts in History (1947, religion)
Communion Through Preaching (1952, religion)
The Public Worship of God: A Source Book (1953, religion)
A Half Century Of Union Theological Seminary, 1896-1945 (1954)
Joy in Believing (1956, religion)

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